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Petits Plats

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Upper Northwest
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2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522 (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
+1 202-518-0018
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
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100 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having become tired of the usual formulaic fare on offer in most restaurants my wife and I were on the lookout for something a bit different and more upscale. We found it here. It's a small restaurant close to the Woodley park-Zoo metro and it offers genuine French cuisine that is authentic in taste and well-presented. We split a prawn... More 

Thank Jim F
United States
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429 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Cute, little place serving more than French: pasta and pizzas, too. I enjoyed the grilled seafood salad and it’s fresh grapefruit (a great pairing for most shellfish). About $30 per person for lunch, no booze or dessert, before tip.

Thank HomoQuiScitOmnia
Central Oregon, Oregon
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118 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The green salad was good, the salmon with beans was very good but small portion sizes, the lasagne had no cheese and was small, the chicken & fries is the best value to get plenty to eat.

1 Thank walkalot4ever
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place with good food. Atmosphere was very family friendly, very cozy . Easy to find in the neighborhood and has a great wine selection. Check their website before you visit to see what the specials are ate and ask for them.

1 Thank Anita S
Seymour, Indiana
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed from the start, due to only having a brunch menu at lunchtime on Saturday. I got a couple of mimosas and the French toast with sausage. Service was a little slow, food average, but I was potentially biased from the start, since I was looking for lunch.

Thank BigDave4242
new york
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122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was here for a rehearsal dinner so I never saw the regular menu or its prices. The food we were served--chilled melon soup, salad, bronzino, chicken, desserts--was all very good. Everyone around me was satisfied with their dinner. The restaurant seems to be in an old house and is charming and reasonably romantic.

Thank wardnick1
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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164 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had a wonderful dinner here during a recent visit to the Marriott Wardman for the national bridge tournament. The service and food were impeccable. Especially liked the Beef Bouregionne

1 Thank HappyTraveler1957
Hartsville, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is a combination French food/pizza place. It was odd. My daughter and I ended up sharing a very bland, yet expensive pizza.

Thank Traveldiva1979
Norfolk, Virginia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Went for early dinner during a bridge tournament. They had a special 3 course menu for bridge players.........food was wonderful classic French and service was on top of things as our time was limited. Regret that we only had one chance to eat there and would recommend if you want really good food in a small comfortable setting.

Thank Joan B
Bellmore, New York
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128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This restaurant was good. I had a very tasty tomato salad and a Rockfish special. We went here because it was within walking distance of our hotel. Otherwise, I wouldn't make a special trip to come here.

Thank MaD64

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2653 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1522
    (Calvert St. and Woodley Rd.)
  • Public Transportation: across from red line metro stop (Woodley Park-Zoo-Adams Morgan)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-518-0018

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Bethesda, Maryland
over a year ago
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?